Opinion
SMSFA

ATO stats show SMSF sector thriving

18-May-2017

It looks like Cooper and Murray got it right after all. When the Cooper inquiry into superannuation was established in 2009, there was no shortage of critics of the SMSF sector. Yet in 2010, Cooper’s final repo.. Read More

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SISFA

Only the best for purpose of super

18-May-2017

As 2016 came to a close, the federal government invited submissions to its discussion paper on the definition of superannuation, a final act in the significant changes enacted last year. Superannuation is a long-term.. Read More

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ASMA

What you need to set up an SMSF

18-May-2017

How much do you really need to establish an SMSF? This is the perennial question and the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) has released guidelines for financial planners and licensed accountants.. Read More

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IPA

Payroll with one touch

18-May-2017

In case you missed it, single-touch payroll (STP) legislation was introduced into federal Parliament on 31 August 2016 through the government’s Budget Savings (Omnibus) Bill 2016. STP is yet another example of .. Read More

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CAANZ

How generous is the tax on super?

03-Feb-2017

Is the 15 per cent tax on the earnings from assets of more than $1.6 million a concessional rate of tax? You would have to go a long way to find someone who disagrees with this perception. Personally I think it .. Read More

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CPA

Accountants and SMSFs

18-May-2017

There has been much commentary about what SMSF advice accountants are providing following the removal of the accountants’ exemption last year amid concerns the take-up of the limited licence hasn’t been a.. Read More

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